Hlynsk Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Sumy
District
Romny
Settlement
Hlyns'k
Site address
Hlyns'k Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
50.60612, 33.32101
Perimeter length
N/A
Is the cemetery demolished
yes
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Demolished Jewish cemetery that has not been built over
General site condition
Demolished Jewish cemetery that has not been built over. The majority of the site is derelict. According to Anatoliy, a local resident (65 years old), the road runs over the cemetery site. The road is located between a dense wood and a bulldozed clay quarry.
Number of existing gravestones
No tombstones preserved. According to Anatoliy, there may be some stones in the woods. Unfortunately, we were unable to get in touch with the man who knows their exact location. As such, given the size of the wooded area, we did not search for them.
Date of oldest tombstone
Date of newest tombstone
Urgency of erecting a fence
Low
Land ownership
Property of local community
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

The exact period of the cemetery’s establishment is unknown. However, it is known that a Jewish cemetery already existed in Hlyns’k in 1910. It cannot be found marked on old maps of the region. Today, no visible traces of the cemetery or its boundaries remain.